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Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center Earns HFAP Accreditation

Chicago, Ill. (April 4, 2011) The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent accreditation authority, awarded accreditation to Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, 5645 W. Addison St., Chicago. The medical center earned this distinction after HFAP surveyors conducted an extensive and objective review of the medical center’s quality and safety standards.

“Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center (OLR) clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care,” said Michael Zarski, chief executive officer (CEO) of HFAP. “We base our decision on federal standards, patient safety and treatment, quality improvement and environmental safety. The medical center met or exceeded standards in every case.”

“We’re proud to achieve this prestigious distinction,” said Martin Judd, executive vice president/CEO of the medical center. “By awarding OLR accreditation, HFAP has recognized our commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients and our community. In fact, quality is consistently the priority focus in our strategic plans and goals.”

The HFAP is one of only three national voluntary accreditation programs authorized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to survey all hospitals and other medical facilities for compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. For more information, go to: www.hfap.org.

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Resurrection Health Care is a not-for-profit Catholic organization sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.

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